Rag Radio 2010-09-21 / Film actor Sonny Carl Davis
Sonny Carl Davis is a film actor, a musician, and a screenwriter. He played a redneck entrepreneur in Texas filmmaker Eagle Pennell’s The Whole Shootin’ Match and played memorable roles in Last Night at the Alamo and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. He also had featured parts in Thelma and Louise, Melvin and Howard, and a supporting role in Red Headed Stranger with Willie Nelson. Sonny was also a founding member in 1968 of Austin’s legendary Uranium Savages, a theatrical rock group that played Austin’s venerable 60s-70s rock venues. Davis is currently writing Badland Baldy, a western with Willie Nelson and is developing a one man show called First to be Eaten: Rantings of a Bit Player. Show aired during KOOP 2010 fall membership drive and contains fundraising pitches.
Host and producer: Thorne Dreyer; Engineer and co-producer: Tracey Schulz